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JDG retained by NOAA Fisheries to recruit Director, Office of Habitat Conservation

JDG Associates has been retained by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to identify candidates for the following critical Senior Executive Service position: Director, Office of Habitat Conservation.  NMFS is responsible for the stewardship of the Nation’s ocean resources and ecosystems by providing vital services to ensure productive and sustainable fisheries, the recovery and conservation of protected resources, and by using scientific, evidence-based approaches, the management of healthy ecosystems.  The Office of Habitat Conservation actively promotes, influences, and enhances Federal actions related to conservation, protection , management, and mitigating damage to NOAA trust resources, including species and their habitats.  The Director will evaluate plans, programs and budgets of Regional Administrators and Science Center Directors for marine habitat protection and conservation programs and recommends priorities based on national needs.  S/he will maintain a continuous overview of habitat research activities of the NMFS to assess their relevance to national goals.

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